Have you ever seen a grand piano tucked in a garden? How about 12 pianos scattered throughout a botanical garden. For 12 days the San Francisco Botanical Garden hosts Flower Piano. “Twelve Days. Twelve Pianos. One Day and You!” A walk through the garden becomes an introduction to plants, flowers, botanical regions of the world and Chopin, jazz, musicals, and boogie-woogie blues. You don’t expect pianos in a garden and yet it works! They are an unlikely pair yet they make likely partners. In fact, real magic happens when you hear great music amidst flowers and trees.
In the Gallup Strengths Finder reports, we know there are certain strengths that often show up together. For example, the theme of Focus is often paired with Achiever. People who are able to laser focus in on things are also often motivated by the completion of tasks. In addition, people with the theme called WOO (Winning others over) often have the Communication theme. People with WOO are energized by meeting many people and can move quickly from one conversation to another. They are often skillful at story telling and sharing their ideas which is the Communication Theme. These are likely pairs.
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